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Author Johann Hari (@johannhari101 ) joins us to discuss his new book, "Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression — and the Unexpected Solutions.'' On today's show: AOC talks about the scarcity mindset with regard to NYC public schools. Author Johann Hari (@johannhari101 ) joins us to discuss his new book, "Lost Connections: Un ...…
 
Jason Hickel (@jasonhickel), author of The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions, joins us. On today's show: Spotify sues Apple for monopolistic practices. Joe Biden's comments on New Left criticism: "Most progressive of anyone who would run." Jason Hickel, author of The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its ...…
 
Digby (Heather Parton) (@digby56) and Film Guy Matthew Weiss (@langdonboom) join us. On today's show: Donny Deutsch says he'd vote for Trump over Sanders. Digby (@digby56) joins us to break down the news. The horrific mosque shooting in Christchurch, NZ. Trump's fashy boast of military and police support. More 2020 analysis: Beto's lack of prog ...…
 
Joining Michael Brooks on today's show is Liz Franczak to discuss her new essay in the Baffler, "The Century of Spin," and the origins of neoliberal sociopolitical culture. Liz Franczak recounts the story of Edward Bernays, who “pioneered the field of modern public relations after serving under Woodrow Wilson during World War I, overseeing prop ...…
 
Rutger Bregman (@rcbregman), author of Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World, joins us. On today's show: Nancy Pelosi says she's never wanted to impeach a president. Rutger Bregman (@rcbregman), author of Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World, joins us. In his book, Bregman argues for utopian thinking and posits ...…
 
On today's show: New app to help Trump supporters find MAGA-friendly restaurants. Larry Kudlow explains that cuts to entitlements are necessary. OMB acting director claims that budget is not cutting Medicare or Medicaid spending. Joe Biden says he'd stay away, but he saw Trump's budget proposal. Some things you should know about Biden's record. ...…
 
Jonathan H. Marks (@EthicsLawPolicy), director of the Bioethics Program at Penn State, joins us to discuss his book, The Perils of Partnership: Industry Influence, Institutional Integrity, And Public Health. On today's show: John Hickenlooper declines to say whether or not he's a capitalist. Jonathan H. Marks (@EthicsLawPolicy), director of the ...…
 
Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) joins us for Casual Friday. On today's show: GOP makes reactionary changes to the judiciary. Meghan McCain breaks down in tears over Ilhan Omar's "scary" Israel comments. Benjamin P. Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), founder of ProgressiveArmy.net, joins us to break down the latest news from Washington, including: The D ...…
 
Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon ) joins us for Casual Friday. On today's show: GOP makes reactionary changes to the judiciary. Meghan McCain breaks down in tears over Ilhan Omar's "scary" Israel comments. Benjamin P. Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon), founder of ProgressiveArmy.net, joins us to break down the latest news from Washington, including: The D ...…
 
Juan Cole (@jricole), professor of History at the University of Michigan, joins Michael Brooks to discuss the upcoming elections in Israel set for April 9. Meagan Day (@meaganmday), a staff writer at Jacobin magazine, joins Michael to discuss the 2020 election and Bernie Sanders' launch rally at Brooklyn College. On today's show: Trump calls Ti ...…
 
On today's show: DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen lies, claims people are not being deported without the chance to get their kids back. Rep. Clay Higgins compares immigration to D-Day invasion. Sam reads an email from a listener, goes in hard on claims that Ilhan Omar's criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic. Steve Scalise says Omar should be remove ...…
 
Investigative reporter Paul Kiel (@paulkiel) joins us to discuss his new co-authored piece for Pro Publica, 'How the IRS Was Gutted.' On today's show: Dan Bongino says nobody accused Trump of racism before he was a Republican. Investigative reporter Paul Kiel (@paulkiel) joins us to discuss his new co-authored piece for Pro Publica, 'How the IR ...…
 
On today's show, historian Greg Grandin (@GregGrandin), joins us to discuss his new book, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America. At the foundation of America is the idea of expansionism. For centuries the United States has expanded its borders, markets, and policy in order to alleviate domestic issues ...…
 
On today's show, TYT reporter Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland ) and comedy legend Andy Kindler (@AndyKindler) join us. On today's show, Sam, Michael and Emma discuss this week's Cohen hearings as well as what to expect from Felix Sater's upcoming public hearing and Allen Weisselberg's potential testimony before the House Intel committee. Lost in t ...…
 
Milton Allimadi joins the program today on a Michael Brooks Thursday to discuss the on-going protest and civil unrest in Sudan over President Omar al-Bashir's austerity measures. Allimadi and Brooks will also preview the upcoming South African general elections set to take place in May. We're live at 12:00 PM EST. Sudanese President Omar al-Bas ...…
 
The MR crew comments on Michael Cohen's testimony before Congress. On today's show: Cohen's in the hot seat and singing like a bird! Tasty tidbits include: Trump's presidential run was a marketing campaign, Trump hired a sock to bid up the value of his portrait, and Trump had his associates threaten the college board into sitting on his SAT sco ...…
 
Meghan McCain stands in solidarity with Diane Feinstein's stand against children who protest. Bernie breaks fundraising records! Bernie answers questions about race, sexual harassment, and intervention in Venezuela at town hall. Tucker Carlson outraged over Bernie's private jet use in 2016. On the fun half: Ivanka Trump accidentally makes the c ...…
 
Good Monday morning, MR listeners! We're back from hiatus with a news day, catching you up on all the stories and commentary you might have missed over the past week. On today's show: AOC's payroll is socialism and communism at the same time. Bernie announces! When asked about Howard Schultz: "Why does he all of a sudden have this platform?" El ...…
 
Matthew Blackwell(@Matt_Blackwell), Associate Professor of Government at Harvard University and co-author of "Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics" joins us to discuss the book. Why do certain parts of the US seem to be particularly "conservative" when it comes to race. "Behavioral path dependence" and the importance of instit ...…
 
Historian of paramilitary social movements and author of "Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America," Kathleen Belew joins us today to discuss her book. How a 1979 Greensboro, NC was a spiritual precursor to the recent Charlottesville, Virginia white supremacist meet-up. White nationalism as an unpatriotic desire for ...…
 
Alexandra Natapoff (@ANatapoff), Law professor at U.C. Irvine, criminal law scholar, and author of "Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal," joins us to discuss her book. What is a misdemeanor, and how is it distinguished from felonies? The "unprincipled," hodge-podge natur ...…
 
First, University of Massachusetts-Lowell professor of economics Bill Lazonick joins Sam for part 2 of their discussion on stock buybacks. Duke professor of History Edward Balleisen joins us to discuss his book "Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff." What is fraud in a legal sense, and in America specifically. The "caveat emptor" be ...…
 
First, University of Massachusetts-Lowell professor of economics Bill Lazonick joins Sam to discuss stock buybacks. Then, Michael E. Staub joins us. With his 1994 book "The Bell Curve," Charles Murray became the most visible proponent of what's now widely understood to be heavily compromised, ideologically driven "science" on race and IQ. But t ...…
 
The Nation's Eric Alterman (@Eric_Alterman) joins us to discuss Elliot Abrams' war crimes. Also: Isabel Gillies (@isabelgillies) returns to discuss her new book 'Cozy: The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World.' On today's show: Alex Jones declares war on Joe Rogan. Ilhan Omar bravely questions Elliot Abrams on war crimes, lies about war crime ...…
 
Good morning and Happy Valentine's Day! On today's Majority Report, Michael Brooks is joined by Professor of Middle East History Djene Bajalan to discuss what's happening at the US-led Middle East (minus Iran) "peace and security" conference in Warsaw. Michael and Djene begin with an autopsy on the Afghanistan and Iraq invasions pushed by the A ...…
 
Michael Mann (@MichaelEMann), Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State and co-winner of the Tyler Prize For Environmental Achievement, joins us. On today's show: Sam on Olbermann throws to Sam the Weatherman. Michael Mann (@MichaelEMann), Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State and co-winner of the Tyler ...…
 
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